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  • Worry grows at UN over civilian casualties in Yemen

    GENEVA The United Nations' top human rights official on Tuesday joined the growing chorus of senior U.N. officials calling on Saudi Arabia to take greater care not to target civilians or civilian buildings in its bombing campaign against rebels in Yemen....
  • UN approves arms embargo against Yemen rebel leaders

    The U.N. Security Council stepped up efforts Tuesday to thwart a Houthi rebel takeover of Yemen, imposing an arms embargo on the leaders of the Shiite group, along with former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son. Yemen, the Arab world's poorest...
  • Airstrike reportedly kills Al Qaeda leader in Yemen

    Airstrike reportedly kills Al Qaeda leader in Yemen
    An airstrike has killed a key leader of the militant faction known as Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, according to an online posting Tuesday from the Yemeni-based group. A message released on Twitter said that Ibrahim Suleiman Rubaish, a former...
  • Yemenis displaced, forced from homes as conflict worsens

    Street battles and air raids are driving more and more Yemenis from their homes, the United Nations said Tuesday as the worsening conflict forced the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country's liquefied natural gas company to shut down production. The U.N....
  • With Russia abstaining, Security Council punishes Yemeni rebel leaders

    With Russia abstaining, Security Council punishes Yemeni rebel leaders
    The United Nations Security Council voted Tuesday to impose an arms embargo on Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels in an attempt to quell violence that the world body’s envoy to the impoverished Middle East country has warned is on a “...
  • Iran minister defines Yemen peace plan details

    Iran's foreign minister called Tuesday for a peace plan for war-torn Yemen that includes humanitarian aid, dialogue and the formation of a broad-based Yemeni government after a proposed cease-fire already rejected by Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has been...
  • AP Interview: Hezbollah leader blasts Saudi strikes in Yemen

    A top leader of the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group directed a barrage of criticism at Saudi Arabia on Monday, accusing the kingdom of committing genocide with its airstrike campaign targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels and warning it will "pay a heavy...
  • Human rights group asks Saudi Arabia, US to protect civilians in Yemen

    GENEVA An international human rights group on Monday expressed concern that some of the airstrikes conducted by a U.S-backed, Saudi-led coalition in Yemen appeared to violate the laws of war and urged the United States and Saudi Arabia to take steps to...
  • Attacks on troops in Egypt's Sinai kill at least 14

    At least 14 people, mostly Egyptian policemen, were killed Sunday in separate operations when militants attacked a police station in the provincial capital of Egypt's northern Sinai, and detonated a roadside bomb against a passing armored vehicle,...
  • How long can Pakistan stay out of Yemen fight in face of Saudi pressure?

    ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, under heavy pressure from Saudi Arabia and its allies to reverse Parliament's vote last week to remain neutral in the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, on Monday once again pledged to deploy Pakistan's...
  • Pakistani PM urges Iran to bring Yemen's rebels to talks

    Pakistan's prime minister on Monday called on Iran to use its influence to help bring Yemen's Shiite rebels to the negotiating table on the crisis roiling their country, where Saudi-led airstrikes have been targeting the rebels for over two weeks. The...